Moated fortified house built on the site of a previous castle and constructed of dark red stone and flanked at each angle by a low square machiolated tower, with a bastion and two circular towers. Included a dry moat and a drawbridge.
1066 c: Owned by Sir Roger de Curcelle, son of Wandril de Leon.
1066 After: Owned by William Malet (Maulet) who fought at the Battle of Hastings. He had two sons, Robert and Gilbert.
1071 c: Gilbert Malet inherited when William Malet died. Gilbert was made High Chamberlain of England.
1100 c: Owned by the Malet family.
1100-1135 During: Gilbert Malet sided with Robert, Duke of Normandy. He had his lands taken and was banished from England.
1172 Baldwin Malet (2) was born at the castle.
1191 Baldwin Malet (3) was born at the castle.
1197 Baldwin Malet (1) died at the castle.
12th C The Malet family were reconciled with the King and their lands given back. Baldwin Malet (1) married Emma, daughter of Ralph de Neville.
1230 William Malet was born at the castle.
1250 Baldwin Malet (4) was born at the castle.
1272 John Malet was born at the castle.
1279 Baldwin Malet died.
1284 Baldwin Malet (5) was born at the castle.
1287 John Malet died.
1310 John Malet was born at the castle.
1335 Baldwin Malet (6) was born at the castle.
1343 Baldwin Malet died.
1349 John Mallet died.
1394 Hugh Malet was born at the castle.
1395 Phillipa Malet was born at the castle.
1682 Bought by John Percival, 2nd Earl of Egmont.
1751-1755 Built by John Percival.
1807 Improved by the 3rd Earl of Egmont.
1834 Sold to Nicholas Broadmeade, who demolished most of it.
19th C Mostly demolished.
1932 Most of the parkland turned into a golf course.
1964 Field Investigation.
20th C Built on.